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Podcast: Homeless man says Maidstone has turned into a mini London and become unsafe with attacks and stabbings

A man who has slept rough in Maidstone for the past four years says the town has become unsafe.
Aaron has now been moved into temporary accommodation but has described having to sleep with one eye open while on the streets.
He has been speaking to reporter Cara Simmonds after receiving support from Maidstone Homeless Care.
Also in today’s podcast, there’s been a huge emergency response after “skeletal remains” were found in the River Medway.
Police and firefighters were called to the Riverside Country Park in Gillingham yesterday.
A Kent pensioner claims a ‘do not resuscitate’ order was signed by doctors at the QEQM hospital in Margate – without his permission.
Pat Burke had a seizure while visiting the hospital for a routine appointment.
He was taken to a ward to be monitored and his wife found the note the following day. Hear from Pat and the response from the hospital.
More than 30 people from Kent have been recognised in the King’s first New year honours list.
Among them is Paula Hudgell who campaigned for tougher sentences for child abusers. And, Ish has been chatting to April Jane Homer from Snodland who got a British Empire Medal.
There are concerns ripping up the cobbles on Ashford’s Lower High Street will lead to a drop in footfall and business.
A £600,000 programme will see the uneven pavements replaced with black tarmac. Hear from a trader and a local councillor.
And, a Rochester man says he plans to immediately retire after winning £500,000 on the national lottery.
We’ve been catching up with Len Parsons and his wife Hazel.
In sport, it’s been a disappointing start to the new year for Gillingham.
They were beaten 1-0 by promotion chasing Stevenage – our sports reporter Luke Cawdell has been getting reaction from manager Neil Harris.